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3rd October 2013
Stories are an intrinsic part of society and culture. Civilizations are formed with stories, from cave drawings to books to light shows, everything has a narrative. Every one of us has a story to tell.
A good story will transport you to another world, time and space. Whether it is a book or a movie, a captivating storyline will draw you in. You experience the character’s every emotion, sensation and thought. All your five senses are engaged and awakened.
17th September 2013
I have recently moved interstate and as a result I have been using online channels to keep up with my good friends. This is an overwhelming task when you take into account the vast amount of individual networks some people can be on. Trying to feel connected was often difficult because I would have to… see more
26th July 2013
From the humble scroll-wheel to the trackpad to the 3D tracking of your hands. This developer’s initial thoughts on the new Leap Motion controller are excited and positive. The technology and software are off to a promising start. The future is drawing nearer it seems.
12th February 2013
Just as marketers think that all their social media ducks are in a row along comes another platform to disrupt the landscape. And unlike recent entrants Google + and the revamped MySpace I think this one has a genuine chance of being the next Facebook, Twitter or Instagram in its impact on how brands engage… see more
3rd January 2013
Happy new year, and welcome to 2013. This time of year is about looking forward over the months to come, and so to that end we asked a few people at Reading Room what they thought might be the big trends for digital in 2013. The results are pretty interesting. Rob identifies the creation of a… see more
1st October 2012
9gag So what exactly makes a site viral and successful? The site www.9gag.com has become a major hit overnight, creating its wave of culture among individuals. If you don’t know it, you are probably lagging behind the ‘cool’ wave and have some major catching up to do!. Founded by Ray Chan and four other cofounders… see more
29th September 2012
A countdown projected onto the wall tells me there’s eleven hours left to go. That means 37 hours have passed since the teams received the three words that would define the next two days of their lives. ‘Spring’, ‘light’ and ‘monster’. Marks are awarded for creativity in integrating these three words, encouraging some really imaginative… see more
27th September 2012
As an entertainment medium, video games have only been mainstream for a relatively short period of time. Motion pictures have been around since the late 1800s and music has been entertaining people since before time was recorded. Games, on the other hand, didn’t really hit the big time until the 1970s and have experienced a… see more
21st June 2012
If you commissioned a professional to do some work for you and he or she told you that the work would lead to a 99.5% or a 99.8% or a 75% failure rate you’d be pretty crazy not to cancel the work right there and then. But that level of failure is what most digital… see more
14th July 2011
Look back over your respective careers; can you identify how much was planned in advance and how much was left to circumstance and opportunity?